BANGKOK, Dec 13 – Thailand’s former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then-deputy Suthep Thaugsuban appeared before the country’s Department of Special Investigation today, affirming that they will contest all charges against them without compromising or fleeing the country.
BANGKOK, Dec 12 - Thai lifestyle products entrepreneurs have asked the government to find ways to help small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) cope with the government’s minimum wage rise policy, and other economic situations.
BANGKOK, Dec 13 – Thailand’s government should slow down its lavish populist projects to avoid the undesirable situation of rocketing public debt, the Bank of Thailand (BoT) has warned.
BANGKOK, Dec 13 – Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has affirmed Thailand’s stable outlook on long-term foreign and local currency ratings, citing a favourable external position, light government indebtedness and the credibility of the country’s monetary policy as the main rating supports.
BANGKOK, Dec 12 - Tech-frenzy Thailand has up to 10.2 million LINE users, an increase of 1,150 per cent in just one year. This intriguing number, a large chunk of the total 85 million users worldwide, has grown rapidly.
BANGKOK, Dec 13 – Without civic cooperation, the decade-long violence in Thailand’s far South will not be resolved despite the government’s allocation of a huge anti-insurgency budget, according to Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha.
BANGKOK, Dec 12 – United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) urged an immediate halt to violence against children in Thailand’s restive southern provinces, where an 11-month-old girl was among five people killed in an attack at a Narathiwat tea house on Tuesday.
PATTANI, Dec 12 – Thailand’s teachers in the besieged southernmost provinces, represented by their Teachers Federation, on Wednesday endorsed a collective decision to close all schools in the provinces one day after presumed insurgents entered a school in Pattani and killed a teacher and the school principal.
Thailand’s only state bank for farmers stood firm last week that it is financially sound and has sufficient funds to fulfill the government’s rice pledging scheme through the new harvest despite a required fresh loan of Bt240 billion.